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Windows 7: Long file names in C:\windows containing WiseCustomCalla.dll??

10 Feb 2012   #1
frozenreads

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Long file names in C:\windows containing WiseCustomCalla.dll??

I have noticed I have a number of long (looks like hex folders) file names contained in my C:\windows directory each containing a file WiseCustomCalla.dll. I was just curious as to what they were. I assume its some lazy install software leaving things behind. Can anyone confirm this and are they safe to delete?




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10 Feb 2012   #2
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Those look like leftover files which should have been deleted after something was installed. They can probably be deleted, but to be safe I would move them to a separate folder and leave them there for a few days just to make sure something doesn't need them. Try making a folder, give it a name you'll remember, then cut/paste them over. If nothing goes amiss after a few days, delete the folder.
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11 Feb 2012   #3
frozenreads

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Thank you you for the informative and swift response, I know that Wise produce an installer so it looks like something left behind.
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